FILTER CONTENTS


Topics
Topics

Video Gallery

Current Affairs

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s 'A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness' (Complete)

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2016 — Filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, in conversation with journalist Kati Marton, discusses her documentary A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, which won the 2016 Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject). The film follows a Pakistani teenager who survived an “honor killing” at the hands of her father and uncle after she ran away and got married against her family's wishes. (32 min., 7 sec.)

Asia Blog: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: My Films Aim to "Spark Difficult Conversations"
Asia Blog: Oscar Winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on Stopping 'Honor Killings'


Arts
The Tori Ensemble (Excerpt)
New York
Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) warns that we risk "blow[ing] up the world" if the U.S. doesn't talk to Iran.
Policy
 / 
New York
Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) in conversation with Time magazine columnist Joe Klein in October 2008.
Arts
Meditation in Motion (Excerpt)
Arts
MUMBAI, August 2, 2008 – Deborah Baker, author of A Blue Hand: The Beats in India, speaks on a panel with Prabodh Parikh, Adil Jussawala, and Jerry Pinto. (6 min., 48 sec.)
Policy
 / 
New York
Panelists R. Scott Greathead, Jamie Metzel, Emily Parker, and Minky Worden discuss the 2008 Beijing Olympics within an international context, and how the Games are being reformed by internal and external pressures.
Arts
 / 
New York
Shirin Neshat, Nicky Nodjoumi, and Ramsey Clark discuss Iran's Ardeshir Mohassess and his art.
Arts
 / 
New York
Author Simon Winchester talks with China scholar John Major about his book, The Man Who Loved China, and the book's subject, Joseph Needham— a British scientist who eventually became the Western world's preeminent Chinese scholar.
Policy
 / 
Northern California
Zhao Zhongxian, Vice Chairman of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, discusses the future of green energy technologies.
Policy
 / 
Northern California
Speakers Zhou Dadi, Dian Grueneich, Robert Larson, Mark Levine, Matt Rogers, and Carolina Woo present their findings and opinions during the US-China Green Energy Conference.
Policy
 / 
New York
Speakers Tim Brown, Suzanne DiMaggio, Frika Chia Iskandar, Mahmuda Islam, Chakravarthi Rangarajan, JVR Prasada Rao, and John Tedstrom preset the findings of the first report of the Independent Commission on AIDS in Asia.
Policy
 / 
New York
Panelists Thaung Htun, Scot Marciel, and Sean Turnell revisit the situation in Myanmar in light of the military government's recently announced "roadmap to democracy."